The Dérive

The Derive, SFDFF 2019

A dancer moves among the people in an old bazaar in Tehran capturing the responses and reactions. Since dance is prohibited in Iran, this becomes a statement of personal freedom.

Program: Crossing Culture

November 5, 2019 7:00 pm

Short

Director(s): Tanin Torabi
Choreographer: Tanin Torabi
Country: Iran/Ireland
2017
Runtime: 7:39
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An Iranian dance film where the performer dances her way through the crowds of narrow bazaar alleys in an elaborate choreography on both the performing and camera-operating side. Shot guerrilla style in a single take, the film captures an interesting sense of movement and overall visual dynamism as well as showing a wide spectrum of reactions from passersby.

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